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  • Women deserve better than TV's murder and mayhem shows

     Women deserve better than TV's murder and mayhem shows
    For those of us grown weary of the tortured white male detectives/criminals who occupy so much prime television real estate, "Those Who Kill," which premieres Monday on A&E, offers some small comfort. Not only is the tortured detective lead a woman, she's...
  • The jerk returns to the screen with mean mouth blazing

     The jerk returns to the screen with mean mouth blazing
    In his new rapid-fire spelling-bee comedy, "Bad Words," Jason Bateman opens his mouth in more ways than one. When a young Indian boy is talking too much, his 40-year-old spelling-bee contestant, Guy Trilby, tells the boy to "point his curry hole" in...
  • Jackie Gaughan dies at 93; pioneer of Vegas casino industry

    Downtown Las Vegas knew him as the guy who wore wacky ties and kept his pockets stuffed with coupons for a free lunch at El Cortez Hotel and Casino. When he met someone new, he handed them a "fun book," as the vouchers are sometimes called, and introduced...
  • 'Game of Thrones' Unveils Two New Short Trailers (VIDEOS)

    With the premiere of season four only two weeks away, HBO's "Game of Thrones" is tantalizing viewers with two new short trailers for season four. The cabler's new action-packed teasers show that there won't be calm before the winter storm. The dreaded...
  • Weerasethakul, Reygadas, Noe, Gallo, Dorrie Link for 'Short Cuts' (EXCLUSIVE)

    GUADALAJARA -Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Carlos Reygadas, Vincent Gallo, Gaspar Noe and Dorris Dorrie feature among 31 directors from four continents signed up for "Short Plays," a soccer-themed omnibus production shot around the world and created by...
  • Interview: Singer Ross Farrelly of rising Irish youngsters The Strypes

    Interview: Singer Ross Farrelly of rising Irish youngsters The Strypes
    UPDATE: The Strypes' March 24 show at Subterranean has been postponed. Stay tuned for a rescheduled date. Ross Farrelly is 16 years old. He lives with his parents. And right now, Dave Grohl, Elton John and The Who’s Roger Daltrey can’t get...
  • Sundance Presents Cross-Section of U.S. Indie Fare, Music-Themed Pix at London Festival

    LONDON -- As the lineup for the third Sundance London film and music festival is unveiled, Variety talks to John Cooper, director of the Sundance Film Festival, and Trevor Groth, Sundance's director of programming, about the selection (see below for...
  • Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT OPENS MONDAY Plein Air Cafe & Eatery 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. 773-966-7531 The new French-inspired spot—the name comes from a term meaning to paint outdoors—shares the Seminary Co-op Bookstore building and offers breakfast items...
  • TV storytelling could change our stories for good

    TV storytelling could change our stories for good
    When Kevin Spacey showed up at the Oscars as a presenter earlier this month, he came prepared with a very shrewd bit, adopting the persona of Frank Underwood, his character on "House of Cards. "And I sing," he drawled from the stage, to the evident...
  • 'Case Against 8,' about overturn of Proposition 8, headed to theaters

    Documentaries in this age of Netflix and VOD don't often get a theatrical release, but HBO is betting that “The Case Against 8,” its Sundance-decorated documentary about the legal battle to overturn Proposition 8, can buck the trend. The...
  • Sundance Documentary Winner 'Case Against 8′ Set for June 6 Release

    HBO Documentary Films will release "The Case Against 8" in theaters on June 6 in Los Angeles and New York, followed by an expansion on June 13. HBO will broadcast the doc June 23, three days before the first anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling...
  • Exclusive: 'La La Land' is musical follow-up for 'Whiplash' filmmaker

    Exclusive: 'La La Land' is musical follow-up for 'Whiplash' filmmaker
    Damien Chazelle’s “Whiplash” was the toast of this year's Sundance Film Festival, sweeping top prizes that set it up for a potentially nifty commercial and awards run when it hits theaters later this year. Now its writer-director,...